(Un)Holy Impostors, Batman: Maine Police Arrest Wannabe Copycat

(Photo Courtesy of Maine State Police)

Via the Bangor Daily News:

Scarcely days after James Holmes’ horrific movie theater massacre, the Maine State Police have arrested a man who they claim is a wannabe copycat killer.

Forty-nine year-old Timothy Courtois of Biddeford, ME was stopped and arrested at 10 AM Sunday morning when police clocked him driving at 112 MPH on the Maine turnpike. Courtois’ vehicle contained an arsenal of firearms and clippings about the Aurora, CO massacre. The man volunteered that he had attended a screening of the Dark Knight Rises the previous night and was on the way to New Hampshire to murder a former employer when he was arrested. Courtois also stated that he had carried his pistol into the theater, but according to authorities, he did not say he had planned on harming his fellow patrons:

“He didn’t speak to any intent to harm people [at the theater], but I’m sure a lot of this is going to continue to come out” as agencies including the state police, FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives continue their investigations, Maine State Police Lt. Kevin Donovan said Monday.

Read more at the Bangor Daily News.

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  • http://twitter.com/DrinkyMcGee Daniel Cecil

    He looks more like the Penguin.

  • Calypso_1

    Obviously a project monarch sleeper.

  • joshua robinson

    Police seized his neck along with several weapons…

    • Calypso_1

      He’s trained for suicide in the case of capture, useing his neck fat rolls in a deadly fit of sleep apnea. 

  • joshua robinson

    Police seized his neck along with several weapons…

  • http://twitter.com/jasonpaulhayes jasonpaulhayes

    Anyone wearing a Sports Jersey is suspicious to me.

  • http://buzzcoastin.posterous.com BuzzCoastin

    > 10 AM Sunday morning when police clocked him driving at 112 MPH on the Maine turnpike

    he forgot to put the Bat Mobile in stealth mode
    what an idiot

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